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International Safety Awards

Applications for the 2018 International Safety Awards are now closed. We are inviting applications for our free to enter awards until Wednesday 28 February.

Free to enter awards
Application deadline 28 February

The British Safety Council is pleased to invite applications for four additional awards, which are free and optional to enter. Applicants may enter all, or whichever ones they wish. 

  1. Health and Safety Champion of the Year
  2. Young Health and Safety Champion of the Year
  3. Award for employee wellbeing initiative
  4. Award for innovation to improve occupational health and safety.

These awards are open to any organisation, regardless of whether they applied for an International Safety Award. 

Apply for our new free-to-enter awards

1. Health and Safety Champion of the Year

The Health and Safety Champion of the Year should be an employee who, in your opinion, has gone the extra mile to ensure the health, safety and welfare of colleagues and others.

The employee should be 24 years or over, not a member of the health and safety team and not a member of the senior management team. Enter this award →

2. Young Health and Safety Champion of the Year

The Young Health and Safety Champion of the Year should be an employee aged 16-23 who, in your opinion, has gone the extra mile to ensure the health, safety and welfare of colleagues and others. The employee should not be a member of the health and safety team. Enter this award →

3. Award for employee wellbeing initiative

This new award has been introduced to recognise and reward those organisations that can demonstrate a proactive and effective approach to improving employee wellbeing.

All initiatives must have been started and concluded between 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017 and there must be a clear objective and a measurable outcome.

Initiatives should be over and above routine activities and should be new or unique within the organisation. The employee should not be a member of the health and safety team. Enter this award →

4. Award for innovation to improve occupational health and safety

This new award has been introduced to recognise and reward those organisations that can demonstrate fresh and innovative approach(es) to improving occupational health and safety.

All innovations must have been started and concluded between 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017 and there must be a clear objective and a measurable outcome.

Innovations should be over and above routine activities and should be new or unique within the organisation. Enter this award →

7 reasons to enter the International Safety Awards

  • Recognition – boost the prominence of the work delivered by you or your team and get the recognition you deserve
  • Grow your organisation – winning an award has led many successful organisations to find new clients, new partners and new opportunities
  • Independent validation – gain endorsement from our independent panel of expert health and safety practitioners
  • Cultivate new talent – winning or being shortlisted for a Young Health and Safety Champion of the Year propels people aged under 24 along an incredible career path
  • Become a trailblazer – new awards in Wellbeing and Innovation give your organisation the opportunity to get the recognition you deserve as leaders in these critical fields
  • Four free awards – providing the smallest and newest organisations the opportunity to be recognised alongside established organisations
  • Be part of something special – Reward your teams and celebrate your achievement at our Gala Dinner in London

Eligibility criteria

The International Safety Awards are open to businesses all over the world who care about occupational health, safety and wellbeing. Applications must be made by site or business unit. To be eligible, a senior person at that site must confirm that since 1 January 2017, the site or business unit has NOT:

  • Suffered any fatalities
  • Been subject to any prohibition notices
  • Been the subject of any convictions in relation to health and safety
  • Had any ongoing criminal investigations or prosecutions pending in relation to this site/business unit

Please note that checks will be made and a false declaration will lead to disqualification.

How to enter

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Timeline

02 October 2017 Scheme opens
04 December 2017 Early bird offers end
05 February 2018 Submission deadline
09 March 2018 Results issued
12 March 2018 Results published
13 April 2018 Gala Dinner booking deadline
27 April 2018    Gala Dinner